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News, The Snitch DA Candidates Ramp Up Attacks on George Gascón over Efforts to Conceal DNA Lab Memo

DA Candidates Ramp Up Attacks on George Gascón over Efforts to Conceal DNA Lab Memo

Candidates attempting to unseat District Attorney George Gascón in the November election held a joint press conference today to draw attention to Gascón's continued efforts to conceal an internal memorandum criticizing DNA testing at the San Francisco Police Department crime…
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News, The Snitch City Attorney Says DNA Lab Memo Is Exempt from Public Records Act

City Attorney Says DNA Lab Memo Is Exempt from Public Records Act

We reported Tuesday that City Attorney Dennis Herrera's office, contrary to assertions made at a public debate last week by District Attorney George Gascón, had not provided an opinion as to whether a controversial internal memo on problems at the…
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News, The Snitch City Attorney Contradicts DA George Gascón's Statements on DNA Lab Memo

City Attorney Contradicts DA George Gascón's Statements on DNA Lab Memo

The San Francisco City Attorney's Office yesterday contradicted statements District Attorney George Gascón made last week about why his office has refused to release an internal memo criticizing the DNA unit of the city's troubled police crime lab.The memo, which…
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News, The Snitch DA George Gascón Defends Handling of Crime Lab Memo

DA George Gascón Defends Handling of Crime Lab Memo

District Attorney George Gascón fought back against attacks on his suppression of an internal memo criticizing the San Francisco Police Department Crime Lab's DNA unit at a public forum for DA candidates last night, asserting that his office was prepared…
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News, The Snitch DA Candidates Call for Release of Secret Crime Lab Memo, Citing <i>SF Weekly</i> Cover Story

DA Candidates Call for Release of Secret Crime Lab Memo, Citing SF Weekly Cover Story

Contenders in this year's election for San Francisco District Attorney have called on current DA George Gascón to release an internal memo that criticizes procedures for analyzing DNA evidence at the San Francisco Police Department Crime Laboratory.The memo, the existence…
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News, The Snitch Bill Fazio E-mails Vu Trinh Asking Him to Withdraw From D.A. Race

Bill Fazio E-mails Vu Trinh Asking Him to Withdraw From D.A. Race

When SF Weekly interviewed D.A. candidate Vu Trinh to find out more about the newcomer to the D.A. race, he accused the other candidates of political pettiness. He also sent us an "absurd" e-mail he received from candidate Bill Fazio,…
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News, The Snitch DA Candidates Ask Gasc&oacute;n to Recuse Himself from 'Run, Ed, Run' Investigation

DA Candidates Ask Gascón to Recuse Himself from 'Run, Ed, Run' Investigation

Three challengers of interim District Attorney George Gascón in this year's DA's race are calling upon him to recuse himself from a potential investigation of criminal wrongdoing by the committee behind the campaign to draft Mayor Ed Lee to run…
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News, The Snitch Oops, Typo: Cops Did *Not* Sit on Hugues de La Plaza Medical Report For Year and a Half

Oops, Typo: Cops Did *Not* Sit on Hugues de La Plaza Medical Report For Year and a Half

With CBS' 48 Hours preparing to show its take on the beguiling Hugues de La Plaza case on Saturday, much has been made of an elusive medical report the show's producers managed to turn up. In it, former San Francisco…
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Letters to the Editor

Carping About Kamala Leave her alone, you beastie boys!: I agree with Peter Byrne's assessment of district attorney candidate Kamala Harris as a competent, smart, and distinguished prosecutor . The article is also correct that Harris' opponents,…
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News, Feature Kamala's Karma

Kamala's Karma

Terence Hallinan sits in the auditorium of the State Building on Golden Gate Avenue, staring morosely at the stage. There, members of the low-profile but powerful San Francisco County Democratic Central Committee are wrangling over the temperamental district attorney's fate.…
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Mecklin

Before Election Day slipped by, I thought it important to remind San Franciscans of all the compelling reasons to re-elect Terence Hallinan as district attorney: 1) 2) 3) 4) 5) 6) 7) 8) 9) 10) 11) 12) 13) 14) 15)…
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Judge McBride's "Special" Treatment So when does a small marital scuffle -- one in which both parties seem to be culpable for the ensuing minor injuries -- become a criminal case that endangers a distinguished career? Answering that one's easy:…
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Cothran

Prosecutorial Impunity By any reasonable standard, District Attorney Terence Hallinan should be facing a healthy field of challengers as he prepares for his re-election campaign this year. For the three years and three months he has been in office, Hallinan…
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Dog Bites

In the Pink The San Francisco Chronicle has never been a respected newspaper or a good newspaper, and probably never will be. These days it seems less compelling than ever, what with Herb Caen gone and even its legendary frivolousness…
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Dog Bites

Give the Dog a Bone In the age of Willie Brown, the city's political machine impresses its will with positive reinforcement as much as with punishment. Take Steve Phillips' case. An up-and-coming school board member, Phillips thought it was his…
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Blowing Smoke, Breathing Fire (Part II)

As usual, Bill Fazio is frenetic, scattering from one thought to the next, leaving the old thought hanging as if his brain is racing faster than his tongue. But today he's even more excited than usual. Two weeks after his…
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Dog Bites

The Rematch The face-off between Arlo Smith and Bill Fazio for district attorney promised a vicious row, but then Terence Hallinan stepped in and turned the battle into a tag-team match. For those who anticipated with glee the sight of…
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Hallinan's Right Cross

A Mojave heat wave is bearing down in City College's Studio A, where Supervisor Terence Hallinan and former Deputy District Attorney Bill Fazio are debating their respective qualifications to serve as district attorney of San Francisco. But the desert blast…
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Fazio's Cablevision

Six months ago, former Assistant District Attorney Bill Fazio was out of a job and so far back in the opinion polls that his challenge of his former boss, Arlo Smith, looked like lunacy. Whatever possessed Fazio to bet his…
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